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  1. Tadhkirat al-Muluk

    Tadhkirat al-Muluk: A Manual of Safavid Administration [Paperback]

    V. V. Minorsky(Author); John F. Richards(Author)

    $30.00

    ISBN: 9780906094129
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    This work dates from about AD 1725; it was composed a few years after the damage and deaths caused by the Afghan conquest had effectively destroyed the system by which Persia had been administered since the 16th century. Persian text with translat... .... Learn More
  2. Uddat al-Jalis of Ibn Bishri

    Uddat al-Jalis of Ibn Bishri: An Anthology of Andalusian Arabic Muwashshat [Hardback]

    Alan Jones(Author)

    $65.00

    ISBN: 9780906094402
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    This is an anthology of outstanding literary importance, probably the most valuable work of Arabic poetry to surface this century. It contains the largest and best collection of Andalusian Muwashshat , 354 in all, of which over 280 are not known ... .... Learn More
  3. The Censure of Speculative Theology of Ibn Qudama (Tahrim al-Nazar fi Kutub al al-Kalam)

    The Censure of Speculative Theology of Ibn Qudama (Tahrim al-Nazar fi Kutub al al-Kalam) [Hardback]

    G. Makdisi(Author)

    $35.00

    ISBN: 9780906094167
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    Muwaffaq al-Din Ibn Qudama (1147-1223) was an ascetic, jurisconsult and traditionalist theologian of the Hanbali school mainly resident in Damascus. His Tahrim al-Nazar is an attack on the rationalist views of the earlier jurist of Baghdad, Ibn 'A... .... Learn More
  4. Chahar Maqalah (The Four Discourses) of Nidhámí al-Arúdi al-Samarqandí

    Chahar Maqalah (The Four Discourses) of Nidhámí al-Arúdi al-Samarqandí [Paperback]

    Edward G. Browne(Author)

    $16.95

    ISBN: 9780906094068
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Persian Studies
    Written in the middle of the 12th century for a member of the Ghurid family of Bamiyan (in modern Afghanistan) the Four Discourses are concerned with four professions necessary at the Prince's court, those of scribe, poet, astrologer and physician... .... Learn More
  5. The Diwans of 'Abid ibn al-Abras of Asad and 'Amir ibn at-Tufail of 'Amir ibn Sa'sa'ah

    The Diwans of 'Abid ibn al-Abras of Asad and 'Amir ibn at-Tufail of 'Amir ibn Sa'sa'ah [Hardback]

    Charles Lyall(Author)

    $40.00

    ISBN: 9780906094136
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    Poems of 'Abid and 'Amir are found in other works but the 11th-century MS in the British Library on which this edition is based is unique. Both are tribal poets of the Jahiliyyah, the period before Islam. 'Abd ibn al-Abras, regarded as one of the ... .... Learn More
  6. Identification and Identity in Classical Arab Poetry

    Identification and Identity in Classical Arab Poetry [Hardback]

    M. C. Lyons(Author)

    $55.00

    ISBN: 9780906094389
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    In early Arabic poetry, poets mostly speak in the first person - a point which sets their tradition apart from most other civilisations. This study investigates the characteristic poetic roles found in the works of thirty seven po... .... Learn More
  7. Alexander Romance in Persia and the East

    Alexander Romance in Persia and the East [Hardback]

    Richard Stoneman(Editor); Kyle Erickson(Editor); Ian Richard Netton(Editor)

    $130.00

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    ISBN: 9789491431043
    Published by : Barkhuis
    Series: Ancient Narrative Supplements
    Volume: 15
    Alexander the Great of Macedon was no stranger to controversy in his own time. Conqueror of the Greek states, of Egypt and of the Persian Empire as well as many of the principalities of the Indus Valley, he nevertheless became revered as well as v... .... Learn More
  8. On the Harmony of Religion and Philosophy

    On the Harmony of Religion and Philosophy [Paperback]

    Averroes(Author); George F. Hourani(Translator)

    $19.95

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    ISBN: 9780718902223
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    In this treatise Ibn Rushd (Averroes) sets out to show that the Scriptural Law (shar') of Islam does not altogether prohibit the study of philosophy by Muslims, but, on the contrary, makes it a duty for a certain class of people, those with the ca... .... Learn More
  9. The World of Murtada al-Zabidi

    The World of Murtada al-Zabidi [Hardback]

    Stefan Reichmuth(Author)

    $80.00

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    ISBN: 9780906094600
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    Murtada al-Zabidi was a Humanist scholar and a Muslim, whose twelfth-century writings are here examined in the context of their geographical and historical setting. The period when Zabidi was writing saw a shift in the balance of ... .... Learn More
  10. Kitab al-nasikh wa-l-mansukh of Abu 'Ubaid al-Qasim b. Sallam (MS Istanbul, Topkapi, Ahmet III A 143)

    Kitab al-nasikh wa-l-mansukh of Abu 'Ubaid al-Qasim b. Sallam (MS Istanbul, Topkapi, Ahmet III A 143) [Hardback]

    John Burton(Author)

    $65.00

    ISBN: 9780906094174
    Published by : Gibb Memorial Trust
    Series: Gibb Memorial Trust Arabic Studies
    The term nasikh wa mansukh, usually translated as 'abrogation', relates to theories arising from the early exegesis of the Qur'an, in an attempt to resolve apparent contradictions in the Qur'anic text between different statements, especially those... .... Learn More

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